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La Verne City Council approves water rate increases

By Monica Rodriguez|

Protests turn unruly after Trump’s Phoenix speech

PHOENIX >> A day of noisy but largely peaceful protests of President Donald Trump’s speech in Phoenix turned unruly as police fired pepper spray at crowds after someone apparently lobbed rocks and bottles at officers. A cloudy haze ...

By Jacques Billeaud and Clarice Silber Associated Press|

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  • Immigration policy

    Southland Assembly members divided on immigration bill

    A bill that would further limit interactions between California law enforcement agencies and federal immigration agents is getting a mixed reception from Southern California Assembly members, with at least several still undecided. The bill, SB 54, passed the state Senate in April. It awaits action in the Assembly, which reconvened this week and will stay in session until mid-September. Known as the California Values Act or “the sanctuary state bill,” the legislation...

  • Public health

    Canter’s among 10 LA restaurants forced to close for cockroaches, other health hazards

    Ten restaurants in Los Angeles were temporarily closed last week due to major public health hazards. Between Aug. 6 and Aug. 12, those facilities had their health permits suspended for cockroach, rodent and fly infestations and a lack of hot water, according to a report from the Los Angeles County Public Health Department. Restaurants and markets whose permits are suspended must close until another inspection determines the problems have been fixed. Closures can occur during...

    Stephanie K. Baer
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  • Wine tastings

    Beer and wine tastings in the Los Angeles area for the week of Aug. 20

    Los Angeles, San Fernando Valley and Santa Monica BevMo: Beer and wine tasting, 4-7 p.m. Friday. 7100 Santa Monica Blvd., West Hollywood, 310-882-6971; 3212 Wilshire Blvd., Santa Monica, 310-453-5600; 10984 Santa Monica Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-473-9600; 330 N. La Cienega Blvd., Los Angeles, 310-855-0169; 2533 Pacific Coast Highway, Suite A, Torrance, 310-257-0034; 1775 N. Victory Place, Burbank, 818-847-2175.

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  • Climate change

    Report: California needs to address housing crisis to meet long-term climate change goals

    California’s economy grew robustly during the past decade even as state-imposed environmental standards to combat climate-change helped lower greenhouse gas emissions. But authors of a report released Tuesday cautioned that the future might not be so rosy: They found that transportation-related emissions have begun to rise due in part to longer commute times for California workers who can’t afford to live in the cities where they work. The report cautioned that the...

    Lauren Williams
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  • Local governments

    Effort to increase number of LA County supervisors hits roadblock in Sacramento

    A state effort to expand the number of seats on the Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors stalled in Sacramento Monday, but its backers remain hopeful. The constitutional amendment submitted in May by State Sen. Tony Mendoza, D-Artesia, was heard on Monday by the Senate’s Appropriations Committee, but was later sent by members on a 7 to 0 vote to what’s called the suspense file for further consideration because of its potential fiscal impact. “Senator...

    Susan Abram
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  • Health care policy

    Anthem’s exit leaves thousands without health insurance choice in California

    For about 60,000 Covered California customers, choosing a health plan next year will be easier, and possibly more painful, than ever: There will be only one insurer left in their communities after Anthem Blue Cross of California pulls out of much of the state’s individual market. That means they could lose doctors they trust, or pay higher premiums. Anthem’s departure is also a blow for the Covered California exchange, which often has boasted that healthy...

    By Ana B. Ibarra California Healthline|

  • War and unrest

    Trump commits US to fight on in Afghanistan; no speedy exit

    WASHINGTON >> Reversing his past calls for a speedy exit, President Donald Trump recommitted the United States to the 16-year-old war in Afghanistan Monday night, declaring U.S. troops must “fight to win.” He pointedly declined to disclose how many more troops will be dispatched to wage America’s longest war. In a prime-time address to unveil his new Afghanistan strategy, Trump said the U.S. would shift away from a “time-based” approach, instead...

    By Josh Lederman and Robert Burns The Associated Press|

  • Education

    ‘One-stop’ Parent Center opening in Jurupa Valley

    They register their kids in one place, head elsewhere for a bus pass and go to another location for language testing. Parents must travel a lot to receive various services in the Jurupa Unified School District. That will soon come to an end. Officials are putting the finishing touches on a 9,600-square-foot Parent Center expected to open Nov. 1 on the property of the district’s Education Center at the corner of Jurupa and Pedley roads. The $5.3 million project...

    Stephen Wall
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  • Search and rescue efforts

    Mt. Baldy hiker helps 2 others in need of rescue

    Two hikers lost on Mt. Baldy were found and rescued Sunday by San Bernardino County sheriff’s deputies thanks to another hiker’s distress signal. Kathleen Hertzer, 42, of Los Angeles and Lindsay Zimmerman, 33, of Indianapolis, Indiana, made their way up Falls Road from Manker Flats about 9 a.m., according to a sheriff’s news release. They reached the summit about 1:30 p.m. and rested before beginning their descent. Miscalculations sent the duo into...

    Doug Saunders
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  • Beer

    Pennywise Partners with Eureka’s Lost Coast Brewery

    Punk rock music, beer and good times are all pretty much synonymous, which is why it made perfect sense for Pennywise to release its own craft beer. The quartet from Hermosa Beach partnered with Eureka’s Lost Coast Brewery for the release of Pennywiser, a Session IPA that will be available in limited release in Southern California starting Wednesday, Sept. 6. Bassist Randy Bradbury said that for years the band members, including guitarist Fletcher Dragge, drummer Byron...

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